Weekend Wrap-Up: Microsoft Announces Windows 10; iPad Event Could Happen on Oct. 16

Weekend Wrap-Up: Microsoft Announces Windows 10; iPad Event Could Happen on Oct. 16

Happy Sunday! This is the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we run through the top stories of the past week in in order to get you caught up. Companies making big news this week include Microsoft, Apple, Google and Facebook. … [Read more...]

Windows 10 Technical Preview: First Impressions

Windows 10 Technical Preview: First Impressions

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced the newest version of its flagship operating system: Windows 10. And better yet, the company made the Technical Preview free and available to download on Wednesday to anyone who’s … [Read more...]

Apple iPad Event Reportedly Set for Oct 16

Apple iPad Event Reportedly Set for Oct 16

For the last few weeks, we’ve heard that Apple’s upcoming event – which many believe will see the announcement of a refreshed iPad, the release of OS X Yosemite, and maybe even a new iMac Retina – will be … [Read more...]

Facebook to Jump into Healthcare Market

Facebook to Jump into Healthcare Market

A report out of Reuters today says that Facebook is in the process of getting into the healthcare market in the near future. The information comes from “three people familiar with the matter,” who say that the … [Read more...]

Are Rumors of the Apple Watch in Feb True?

Are Rumors of the Apple Watch in Feb True?

When Tim Cook finally announced the long-awaited Apple Watch on September 9, the company promised an “early 2015” release. Since then, it’s really been anybody’s guess as to when, exactly, that might end up … [Read more...]

The Best Explanation for the Windows 10 Name So Far

The Best Explanation for the Windows 10 Name So Far

When Microsoft announced that the name of its new operating system would be Windows 10 – skipping Windows 9, which naturally should follow Windows 8 (which itself followed Windows 7…you see where I’m going with … [Read more...]

Windows 10 Technical Preview is Here

Windows 10 Technical Preview is Here

Leaving aside for a moment the absurdity of Microsoft’s decision to skip Windows 9 in favor of naming its new operating system Windows 10, the technical preview for the updated OS is now available to download. As … [Read more...]

Leaked Photo Seemingly Confirms Ginormous Nexus 6

Leaked Photo Seemingly Confirms Ginormous Nexus 6

Most of the time, when details or photos of a new device leak online, I tend to hope that they’re the real deal. That’s not the case today, as a photo that purports to show the new Nexus 6 in all its glory has hit … [Read more...]

eBooks: Changing The College Experience

eBooks: Changing The College Experience

One utterance of the word “textbook,” and financially poor college students begin shaking in their proverbial boots. Textbooks are one of the most expensive aspects of the college experience. Many college students … [Read more...]

Report: Apple to Release Gold (Colored) iPad

Report: Apple to Release Gold (Colored) iPad

In an effort to boost sales of its flagship iPad tablet, Apple is said to be preparing one with a gold-colored case, set to be unveiled this month. It seems pretty likely considering the success Apple found last year … [Read more...]

Microsoft Skips 9, Announces Windows 10

Microsoft Skips 9, Announces Windows 10

Apparently Microsoft isn’t down with the number nine. According to the Verge, which is live-blogging Microsoft’s Windows event in San Francisco today, Windows Boss Terry Myerson has announced that the newest version … [Read more...]

Project Ara to Run Android L, New Prototype in December

Project Ara to Run Android L, New Prototype in December

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard much about Project Ara, the modular smartphone initiative from Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects, or ATAP, division. A post over on the Phonebloks blog offers up … [Read more...]